An-Najah News - The Center for the Defense of the Individual Hamokeed, along with 4 human rights organizations, petitioned the Israeli Supreme Court today, Sunday, against the decision of the Minister of Internal Security, Amir Ohana, not to vaccinate Palestinian prisoners with an anti-Coronavirus vaccine, contrary to the Ministry of Health's instructions to vaccinate prisoners in parallel with the vaccination of jailers and prison workers.

The petition was submitted by human rights organizations: Association for Civil Rights, Physicians for Human Rights, Adalah, HaMoked - Center for the Defense of the Individual and Rabbis for Human Rights. In the petition, the organizations called for a decision requiring the Prisons Authority to vaccinate all prisoners in accordance with the vaccination preferences plan decided by the Ministry of Health, especially with regard to vaccinating prisoners over 60 years of age.